Support parents of children and youth that have serious emotional disturbance in identifying goals that promote recovery and resiliency. Partner with parents, providers and the system in advocating for parents of children with complex behavioral and emotional challenges. Provide peer support to parents with Care teams and assist them in building a network of support. Empower families by assisting in skill-building and instilling hope. Demonstrate recovery and serve as an ambassador providing guidance and advocacy to child and family service systems.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Associates Degree preferred or a suitable combination of education and experience. Experience raising a client involved with the mental health system required. Minimum of two years related job experience such as assisting parents in building community and natural supports. Working knowledge of the system of care and community resources. Certification as a Peer Support Specialist in the state of Washington is required and must be obtained within six months or less from date of employment. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.
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